Differences between IIS and Visual Studio .NET Development Server

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The Development Server, as the name quotes, is only useful for development hosting. Following are the main differences from the web server (IIS)

a) The Development Server does not support SSL. IIS does.
b) The Development Server serves the ASP.Net pages with the currently logged on user, where as the IIS serves the pages with a specific machine account
c) The Development server invokes the ASP.Net runtime to serve static files like JS. However, IIS invokes ASP.Net runtime only for web page or a webservice.

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